Lewis-Arriola station hosts tribute to 9/11 first responders

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Lewis-Arriola station hosts tribute to 9/11 first responders

Firefighters climb 53 laps on training tower
First responders from throughout Montezuma County took part in the annual Sept. 11 tribute stair climb on Wednesday evening.
Participants in the 9/11 tribute at the Lewis-Arriola Fire Department station listen to audio recording before embarking on their 110-story stair climb.
In order to climb the equivalent of 110 stories, first responders had to make 53 laps up and down the stairs at the station’s training tower, according to Lewis-Arriola Fire Chief George Deavers.
The three-story training tower was built in 2018 to help firefighters practice fire suppression and rescue operations.
First responders were in full gear for the tribute and stair climb.
Family members gather to watch the 9/11 tribute.

Lewis-Arriola station hosts tribute to 9/11 first responders

First responders from throughout Montezuma County took part in the annual Sept. 11 tribute stair climb on Wednesday evening.
Participants in the 9/11 tribute at the Lewis-Arriola Fire Department station listen to audio recording before embarking on their 110-story stair climb.
In order to climb the equivalent of 110 stories, first responders had to make 53 laps up and down the stairs at the station’s training tower, according to Lewis-Arriola Fire Chief George Deavers.
The three-story training tower was built in 2018 to help firefighters practice fire suppression and rescue operations.
First responders were in full gear for the tribute and stair climb.
Family members gather to watch the 9/11 tribute.
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